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How do I display graphics in the Wolfram Language kernel? [duplicate]

I'm unable to view graphics output when working directly with the kernel from a terminal window. How do I display graphics when working that way?
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How to show and hide text by a button

I'm trying to implement a button that can show and hide output text in a panel/tab, but I can't find a specific command to do that. I tried StringReplace, but it doesn't work for me.
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How to plot an emission spectrum?

If I have a list of data with various wavelengths in nanometers, how would I plot them on a graph so it looks like this: So far I have managed to plot a spectrum in ...
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Draw a number of rectangles from list of coordinates [closed]

I'm new to Mathematica and this is also my first post here. Now for the question: I try to let Mathematica draw a number of rectangles from lists of coordinates. Unfortunately it only works when I ...
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Contours aren't aligned with frame ticks in ContourPlot

Because of the problem described in BarLegend can't make spaced contours when contours number>11, I decided to brew my homemade spaced-contours-barlegend. After some trials I get something like ...
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Label the y-axes in a special way [closed]

My plot: ...
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Narrow a Drawing Tools Window

I used the Graphics->New Graphic, then the Drawing Tools to create this in my notebook. Now, you can see that there is ...
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Demonstration of an arbitrarily oriented and translated ellipsoid

(Edited and modified) After the advice I received I modify the post. I have created the following code for depicting an arbitrarily rotated and translated ellipsoid, along its ellipsoidal axes and ...
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Mathematica: 3D plot based on combined 2D graphs

I have several sigmoidal fits to 3 different datasets, with mean fit predictions plus the 95% confidence limits (not symmetrical around the mean) and the actual data. I would now like to show these ...
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Cartesian equation of star shape

I need Cartesian equation of the following star shape. As i want to use its Cartesian equation for Plot3D.
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Why does TreePlot ignore the vertex labels in a TreeGraph argument?

Example (watch the vertex labels): aTree = TreeGraph[{"a" -> "b", "a" -> "c"}, VertexLabels -> "Name"] ...
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Drawing contour integral diagrams

I am $\TeX$ writing notes on complex analysis, I need to use figures of contour paths to integrate on them, how can I plot them on Mathematica, something like this adding also the $\gamma_R$ ...
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How: 2D scatterplots with quantitative density-dependent coloring

Consider the following scatterplot of a 50K-point dataset: ...
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Manipulate of Region Plot

I try to illustrate a generation of an amoeba to a tropical curve, namely. ...
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BarLegend can't make spaced contours when contours number>11

According to Document of BarLegend,BarLegend will select equally spaced contours: BarLegend[cf,contours] generates a legend that identifies color ranges from the color function cf based on the ...
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How to feed parameters obtained from direct 3D manipulation back into Manipulate's controls?

Here's a simple example of using Manipulate to interactively change the viewer's point-of-view for a 3D graphics object: ...
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How to change the texture of the graphical objects? [duplicate]

I would like to make a number of 2D figures with Graphics[] command, e.g. Disk[], Rectangle[] etc. It is easy to change the colour and opacity, but I would like to have the internal area shaded with ...
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Changing point size in Show

Suppose that a is a line plot produced with Plot, and b and ...
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Use Version 7 Print Environment Settings in Version 10

The following code produces very different PDF outputs in versions 7 and 10. Is there some way to make Mathematic 10 produce the same print output as Mathematica 7? ...
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Find intersection between 2 lines [duplicate]

I have 4 points in 2D, this points form 2 lines, I want to find out if this 2 lines intersect and if they do the x and y coordinates of the intersection. Which are the ideal equations/algorithms for ...
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Defining a 2-variable function over voronoi diagram

I am new to Mathematica & I am facing a problem as follows: I have created a Voronoi diagram and now I want to assign to each region, a value, i.e., I want to extend this Voronoi diagram to form a ...
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Error while rotating disk [closed]

Trying to rotate a disk, it gets trimmed: Graphics[Rotate[Disk[{0, 0}, {1, 1}, {0 Degree, 180 Degree}], 20 Degree]] I would be pleased if you could tell me ...
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Superimposing ListLineIntegralConvolutionPlot with transparent noise over ListContourPlot

I have an array of 128x256 data points in a rectilinear array. For each point there is a 2D vector quantity and a scalar quantity (normalised to -1 <= x <= 1). I very much like the ...
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Using Greek $\LaTeX$ fonts

I want to use the $\LaTeX$ font in graphics. For text/numbers, this is easily done by FontFamily -> "CMU Serif" (on Ubuntu) like this: ...
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How can we make publication-quality PlotMarkers without version 10?

Suppose that for certain reasons we are not yet using Mathematica version 10, or we have a version with buggy PlotMarkers. It is well known that the default markers ...
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Label points the right way in a ContourPlot

I need desperately your help. I have the following code. My problem is that there is an error (you see it in the picture) and I can't find. Then Mathematica gives me for the global Min two wrong ...
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How can I stop PlotRangePadding from cutting off points in a ListPlot?

When I perform a 2D plot and want to highlight specific spots in the plane, ListPlot seems like a good idea. However once I want to get rid of the padding, my points are getting cut off. This is ...
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Error in FullGraphics V10.1 [duplicate]

Error in FullGraphics. FullGraphics[Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 2 Pi}]] Any idea why? Thanks
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How to change the atom size of LatticeData [duplicate]

Using the "Image" property of LatticeData, I can generate representation of lattice structures (like the first basic example ...
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Center Graphics elements relative to one another, rather than to the full figure

Suppose I wish to generate the following figure in Mathematica: My thought was to build it in parts. First, I make the plot: p = Plot[Sin[2 Pi x], {x, 0, 3}] ...
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How can I decouple the updating of a `LocatorPane`'s background from changes in its point variables?

I am building a Dynamic application and I'm having some trouble understanding exactly how Refresh should be implemented. The ...
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How to hide and show graphics within Show (in Manipulate)

There is a well documented way to "Dynamically Hide and Show Plots" (link). In the example 'Opacity' option is effectively used. Is there an efficient way to make the same functionality with "Show"? I ...
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How can I make FilledCurve smoother?

In How can I generate and randomly assign color to annular sectors? J.M. showed an interesting way to create a sector graphic using FilledCurve. Unfortunately it ...
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Add a portion of a unit circle

Consider: ...
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Gradient in a plotstyle

I'm trying to replicate the figure below. Now a nice first approach to do this is by using Mathematica, by making some kind of contourplot with circles and just add a gradient to the contourstyle. Now ...
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Delete Edges in Kpartite Graph

I need to make a K7,2 partite graph , with deleting 2 vertices and plus 2 more random edges , and after that my vertices should be green color. I made the graph K7,2 and deleted 2 vertices with this ...
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Setting an image as the background of a GeoGraphics image

It's easy to set the background of a GeoGraphics image to black, e.g., ...
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InfiniteLine Woes [closed]

I am puzzled that the InfiniteLine below intersects with only one of the two points. ...
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How to conditionally combine a RegionPlot3D with a ContourPlot3D inside a Manipulate?

I know how to combine a RegionPlot3D and a ContourPlot3D, which I did (see below for details on the code I'm referring to) with ...
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What does the AspectRatio option actually do?

The Documentation for AspectRatio on its first line under the "Details" section states: "AspectRatio determines the scaling for ...
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Coloring points via “TemperatureMap” [duplicate]

I have a collection of 3D points, and each is associated with a real number in [0,1]. A typical element looks like {{x,y,z},c} where ...
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AspectRatio option works unpredictably?

Let us examine the agreement between specified value for the AspectRatio option and the actual aspect ratio of generated plot. For this purpose I define a function ...
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How can I mark a point on a slider control?

I have a Slider control inside a Manipulate which spans some range of values, say from 0 to 10, like in: Manipulate[ Sin@x, {x, -2 Pi, 2 Pi} ] I would like ...
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Is FullGraphics an abandoned function? Is there an alternative?

FullGraphics hasn't worked entirely for a long time and the situation appears to be getting worse instead of better. In Mathematica 10.0 and 10.1 a simple usage ...
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How to align coordinate systems of Inset and enclosing Graphics?

Suppose we have some plot with AspectRatio not being Automatic: ...
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The envelope of a set of translated and rotated ellipses

I achieve a dynamic graphics by using Manipulate as follows: ...
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Constructing a grid from a matrix

I would like to construct a grid from a matrix. For example, one possible matrix is $M1$. $$M1= \begin{pmatrix} c2 & a1 & a1 & a1 & a1 & a1\\ a2 & b1 & c2 & a1 & ...
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Projection of triangles onto a sphere

I am trying to find the solid angle taken up by a large set of triangles around a central point. I have normalized the vertices of the triangles to a unit sphere around the central point, But the ...
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Dimension of plotting window vs PlotRange [duplicate]

For example, let's say I'm plotting this function, Plot[x, {x,-3,2}]. From the answer to this question the plot range is ...
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How to transform ListPlot ticks

I am sure that this is a standard question, but I have not been able to find it, either by a google search or by searching here on the Mathematica StackExchange. If I have a list plot defined by: ...